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#153: All About Basil!

by | Jun 23, 2022

Are you growing basil to use in your cut flower bouquets? If not, you should be! In this recent Clubhouse chat Lisa talks about how she got started growing basil, why and how to grow it, her favorite variety, and the very important topics of harvesting and post-harvest handling.

Links & Mentions

Book: The Flower Farmer by Lynn Byczynski

TGW Blog: Basil for the Big Win

Lisa’s All-Time Favorite: Mrs Burns Lemon Basil

Post-Harvest Treatment Options: CVBN TabletsQuick Dip

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The Field and Garden Podcast is produced by Lisa Mason Ziegler, award-winning author of Vegetables Love Flowers and Cool Flowers, owner of The Gardener’s WorkshopFlower Farming School Online, and the publisher of Farmer-Florist School Online and Florist School Online. Watch Lisa’s Story and connect with Lisa on social!